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Phaedra – Φαίδρα

Deriving from the Greek word phaidros, which meant “bright”, Phaedra is a common Greek name for girls stemming from mythology. She was the daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë, sister of Ariadne and wife of Athenian hero Theseus. 200 more words


Woman is a dangerous pest

Hippolytus by Euripides, translated by John David
from Medea and Other Plays, Penguin, 206pp, £7.99, 1996
ISBN 0 140 44929 9

Hippolytus was premiered by Euripides in 428 B.C. 916 more words


Ever Wonder Why Paul Wrote About Head Coverings in 1 Cor 11?

Many of us Christians have a tendency to view God’s rules as completely arbitrary, but something we must follow because He makes them and it’s good to get on His good side. 1,445 more words


The Traditio Apostolica and the Daily Office in the household

I was re-reading some parts of Hippolytus’ Apostolic Tradition, and stumbled upon this part which seems to have escaped my attention earlier, providing instructions on saying the Divine Office. 935 more words


The development of the catechumenate

Yeah yeah who wants to read some dumb paper from seminary? This was arguably the best paper I wrote. Received a very good grade and I still refer to it. 332 more words


Consider a new Church Order

I recently discovered an interesting article by F. Stanley Jones in A. Özen (ed.), Historische Wahrheit und theologische Wissenschaft, Gerd Lüdemann zum 50. Geburtstag, Frankfurt 1996, pp. 327 more words

Other Church Order Literature

The Word Made Flesh

Questions about Jesus Christ didn’t end with Mary and Joseph, who brought him into the world and raised him in Nazareth. They continued. The birth of Jesus has enormous consequences that can’t be dealt with in a day. 319 more words